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Matahari Cycle Tours & Travel

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George Town, Penang Island 10050, Malaysia
+60 19-448 0440
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Peneng is a very busy island. The cycle ride gaves us great look at the local agriculture and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Brian M
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Melbourne, Australia
Another 5* review for a 5* experience

This tour is described in a slightly misleading way; It's much more than just a bicycle tour. It's... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jonathan K
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Offering high - quality, educational and adventure filled itineraries that will highlight the diversity of our landscapes and its people through guided cycling tours comprise of day & multi day tours with lodging,cycle and food provided.also we do handle customized tours upon request.
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  • Very good1%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“balik pulau” (32 reviews)
“rice paddies” (21 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
George Town, Penang Island 10050, Malaysia
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+60 19-448 0440
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"balik pulau"
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"rice paddies"
in 21 reviews
"countryside tour"
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"goat farm"
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"goat milk"
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"support vehicle"
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"bike ride"
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"chinese fishing"
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"cycling experience"
in 7 reviews
"palm plantations"
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"fishing village"
in 14 reviews
"highly recommend this tour"
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"support crew"
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"mountain bikes"
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"palm oil"
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"frequent stops"
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Reviewed yesterday

Peneng is a very busy island. The cycle ride gaves us great look at the local agriculture and fishing industry. Our guide had an a great relationship with the local people and extensive knowledge of the plants and animals.

Thank Brian M
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This tour is described in a slightly misleading way; It's much more than just a bicycle tour. It's a traditional food tasting, mangrove, farm, palm plantation, jungle, rice paddy, riverside, local hamlet and educational tour run by an amazing and passionate team that stand out...More

1  Thank Jonathan K
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The team is well-preserved, attentive, and knowledgeable about the local people, flora, and fauna. It's a great way to see the countryside of Penang.

2  Thank Kitty Q
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The trip was an amazing experience. Our guide new the local people and had an extensive knowledge of the plant's and wildlife. I would highly recommend this trip.

1  Thank Daniel M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My fiance and I spent a day cycling with Matahari Tours and it was the highlight of our holiday! So nice to get away from the hustle and bustle of Georgetown, and learn about the farming and fruits and animals of Penang. Our guide &...More

2  Thank emarsh91
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing host and people. Great fun and great food. If you're near or in Georgetown or Penang, you must do it, no buts. It was 31 amazing kms and I am only 11 and my 7year old brother didn’t struggle. We whent through multiple jungle...More

2  Thank Rebecca E
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When I reflect on today there is just so much to give high praise about. Our guide Princella and support worker Warren hosted a perfect ride in the country today. I haven’t ridden a bike for at least 15 years and was surprised with the...More

2  Thank Jenny T
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent the day with Princilia last August but we were discussing it the other day (yes, 10 months on) and I realised I had never left a review. In short, this cycle tour is fantastic. You will have fun, learn a lot, eat well...More

2  Thank Jack G
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This activity is not to be missed. As a visitor to Penang there is no way you could see the things you can on this ride. We did the countryside tour and saw forest, mangrove, rice paddies, fish farms, goat farm, canals, palm oil tree...More

2  Thank rowlong
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What more can be said that cannot be gleaned from the overwhelmingly positive reviews? It is clear that this is a company that puts its clients first. The passion, organisation and sheer fun of the day was brilliant. Princila, who led our tour, was fantastic....More

3  Thank David V
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Simon W
4 July 2018|
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Response from CYCLEMATAHARI | Property representative |
Thank you Linda. Think Nike and just do it! Say hi to Mark.
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Simon W
4 July 2018|
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Response from sjghouse70 | Property representative |
Hi Simon, please look up for our email in matahari cycle webpage. Drop us a note and we shall be pleased to send you all tour details. Regret for the fact that it is not possible to display email add. or webpage on TA page... More
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bijouxvic
28 June 2018|
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Response from CYCLEMATAHARI | Property representative |
Hi there, Greetings to you. Regret to inform that we do not provide electric bicycles. Tours are a joyous celebration of sweat and mud. Thank you.
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